- Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 2010
- M.S., North Carolina State University, 2006
- B.S., Greensboro College, 2004
Awards, Honors, Fellowships
Young Academic Fellow, Institute for Higher Education Policy and Lumina Foundation
Teaching and Research Interests
Undergraduate STEM education, contingent faculty, student retention, institutional contexts and structures of opportunity across colleges and universities, and advanced quantitative methods.
Eagan, M. K., Jaeger, A. J., & Grantham, A. (in press). Supporting the academic majority: Policies and practices related to part-time faculty’s job satisfaction. The Journal of Higher Education.
Eagan, M. K., Hurtado, S., Chang, M.J., Garcia, G.A., Herrera, F.A., & Garibay, J.C. (2013).Making a difference in science education: The impact of undergraduate research programs. American Educational Research Journal, 50(4), 683-713.
Gasiewski, J.A., Eagan, M.K., Garcia, G.A., Hurtado, S., & Chang, M.J. (2012). From gatekeeping to engagement: A multicontextual, mixed method study of student academic engagement in introductory STEM courses? Research in Higher Education, 53(2), 229-261.
Eagan, M.K., Sharkness, J., Hurtado, S., Mosqueda, C.M., & Chang, M.J. (2011). Engaging undergraduates in science research: Not just about faculty willingness. Research in Higher Education, 52(2), 151-177.
Chang, M. J., Eagan, M. K., Lin, M. L, & Hurtado, S. (2011). Considering the impact of racial stigmas and science identity: Persistence among biomedical and behavioral science aspirants. Journal of Higher Education, 82(5), 564-596
Eagan, M. K. & Jaeger, A. J. (2009). Effects of exposure to part-time faculty on community college transfer. Research in Higher Education, 50(2), 168-188.